Glen Creason shooting

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Glen Creason shooting - Veteran Held For Murder At Kirksville First...
Veteran Held For Murder At Kirksville First Degree Murder Charge Filed After Inquest In Shooting KIRKSVILLE, Mo.. Dec. 2. --A first degree murder charge was filed Saturday against Glen Creason, 22, Kirksville. in the slaying of Leroy H. Whitlock, also of Kirksville. The body of Whitlock, a dealer, was found Nov. 26 in pasture four miles north of here. He had been shot five times. of the watch| i : 1 · i | ! ficers fixed the date shooting as Nov. 16. Deputy Sheriff Harvey Sevits testified at a coroner's inquest , Saturday that Creason had mitted the slaying.' (Net Perry Painter, assistant prose- cuting attorney, said a prelimin- ary hearing would be held early this week. medical expenses, but per- sonal Both Creason and Whitlock ; served in the U. S. Army World War II and had been \ friends since grade school days. Creason, held in the county ; jail, appears to be very calm unconcerned over the killing of Whitlock raid has not expressed 3n\7 TcifT'nf TT'nl'rl in r 1 1n nTTl PPl"^ : »--*· ,. ,,. «,,.. any regret, cccordmg to officers· but asicie from that, they did give out any more information,. if they had cny. a s l q R son shot his acquaintance. I t ; was not divulged whether or he had signed ; confession, No Motive Revealed iRiley and There ;TC many reports as t why the rhooling occurred and remarks that Creason is alleged to have made since his arrest, none of them arc being confirm-: cd by officers. ;Day Mr. and Creason was discharged from'] par,service last January_and return-j ed to Kirksville. 'Early in the summer he made application to become a member of the city i police force and Chief of Police said he talked to him several times about his desire to become an officer. In recent months has been farming. '·· guests of Creason was one of the persons who attended the funeral of roy Whitlock at the Dee Rilcy : Funeral Home Friday morning and he did not show emotion feeling and went along with others as they passed by the ket at the close of the funeral: service. He glanced at the cas-1 ket as he passed by and on and joined the others, -- -- -- day and_a_ttended

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  1. Moberly Monitor-Index,
  2. 02 Dec 1946, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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